Your guide will pick you up at hotel in Sapa or Lao Cai station in early morning to travel by car about 2.5 hours through winding mountain roads to Bac Ha Market. We should arrive in the market as soon as possible to see the local minorities arriving Bac Ha market wearing colorful clothes, its different costume at the sunrise. Bac Ha market is the big outdoor market known as the venue for largest fairs in the region. Watch the colorful market lively with minorities of various groups buying and selling assorted goods including working tools, handicraft and livestock. Have lunch at a local restaurant.
Afternoon, continue to travel by car about one hour to Trung Do village, a settlement of the Tay ethnic minority people. Take a leisure ride on a cart pulled by a water buffalo around the village and observe hospitable villagers with their peaceful lifestyle. From the village, embark on a boat to cruise down the Chay River and enjoy sighting the magnificent mountainous landscape along the way. Disembark and refresh with a cup of tea before transferring back by car to either to Sa Pa or Lao Cai railway station.